get "yesterday's" date in iso format

Gerrit Holl gerrit at nl.linux.org
Fri Jan 23 17:54:15 CET 2004


Tim Heaney wrote:
> necromancer_stupidspambot at quanta1.world-vr_stupidspambot.com writes:
> >
> > I am trying to find a simple way to get "yesterday's" date.
> 
> Since time.time() gives the time in seconds since the epoch, you could
> just subtract a day from that to get yesterday.

Even better:

>>> from datetime import date, timedelta
>>> (date.today() - timedelta(1)).day
22

yours,
Gerrit.

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